Digitization in the middle class

Don’t miss the connection

All companies have one thing in common: the degree of digitization is an important engine for future success at national and international level. It is helpful to ask which business areas will generate more sales, save costs sensibly and ultimately generate higher profits using digital processes. Investments should be made quickly and external advice can be used in order to choose the optimal solutions. In addition, it pays off to avoid oversized packages, which ultimately result in higher costs but are only partially used in practice.

Digital development through digital solutions

Needs-based, scalable software packages

Functional areaDigitization in %
Distribution63,8
Administration58,3
Materials management57,7
Power generation56,8
Finance and accounting54,4
Linking IT between functional fields50,8
Research and Development13,3
Source: KfW Research in cooperation with 17 business associations